Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing To Go Up February

  • Window 8 Pro will cost US$199.99
  • Standard Windows 8 upgrade will cost US$119.99
  • Windows 8 Pro Pack will go for US$99.99

Microsoft officially announced pricing for Windows 8 upgrades which will be effective after Jan. 31 when promotional pricing comes to a close.

  • Window 8 Pro will cost US$199.99
  • Standard Windows 8 upgrade will cost US$119.99
  • Windows 8 Pro Pack will go for US$99.99

Microsoft officially announced pricing for Windows 8 upgrades which will be effective after Jan. 31 when promotional pricing comes to a close. Starting next month, an upgrade to Window 8 Pro will cost US$199.99, up from the $39.99 promo price since October.

The sub-$200 figure had been rumoured since August 2012, but now we have the good word from Microsoft itself.

In addition, the Pro upgrade isn't the only Windows 8 bundle going up come February- a standard Windows 8 upgrade will cost US$119.99, while a Windows 8 Pro Pack will go for US$99.99. Microsoft also created a Windows 8 Media Center Pack for US$9.99, available to those Windows 8 Pro and who want Windows Media Center and DVD playback. There's no price for the pack right now.

However, users still have plenty of time to grade the US$39.99 promo deal. And for those who picked up an eligible Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012 and Jan. 31, 2013, you can still register for the Windows Upgrade offer and steal a Windows Pro 8 upgrade for US$14.99.

Pricing for U.K. and Australia were not immediately available.

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